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Finback Alehouse

30 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1810
+1 207-288-0233
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (54 reviews)
“waffle fries” (10 reviews)
“fish tacos” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
30 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1810
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lobster poutine! Great place in Bar Harbor. We stopped in here after not finding a seat at The Thirsty Whale right up the street. Good move on our part. Great beer selection and the food was awesome. We ended up eating here twice during our...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First visit was a not sure to try due to some bad reviews but we had a pleasant experience. The crabcake sandwich was very good. They load up your plant with lots of fries to make it look like a lot of food but ate...More

Thank billreedred
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The title says it all - YOU HAVE TO TRY THE LOBSTER POUTINE IT IS ONE OF THE BEST DISHES I HAVE HAD EVER. Perfect fries, perfect lobster, perfect bisque, perfect cheese. it’s a MUST!!!! Also everything else was delicious too but nothing compares.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 4 days ago

The oyster happy hour at $1.25 each was a serious draw. But their were drunk and very loud patrons that made staying not an option. They need to better control their drunk patrons.

Thank BobFoulk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Randomly decided to eat here one late evening because we saw they had more customers than other spots along our walk and the large front window was open to the outside. Great place to enjoy the warm summer air and sip some drinks. My pulled...More

Thank MrsJackieF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wandering town & relying on TA reviews, we had a very good quinoa veggie burger & local beers. Good service, great waffle fries. Would definitely return.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fish and chips at this pub. Service and presentation was excellent. The decor and ambiance is fitting to the style of restaurant.

Thank Deb_Glinde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know it might be weird giving a place 3 stars and saying its a go to place, but the mid-range food in Bar Harbor is really lacking. They always have a good beer list, which is the biggest plus. The service goes from great...More

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After lots of looking online, and wanting to try something different from the places we’ve already eaten, we decided on Finback. Reading the TA reviews gave us an idea of what to perhaps expect. It did take us a couple of minutes to be greeted,...More

Thank FredoftheWorld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bar atmosphere was rather quiet. The decor was interesting. Fish tacos had a nice spice. The BBQ beef sandwich was nicely seasoned. The staff was helpful with menu suggestions. I don't know why this place doesn't draw more people. Don't hesitate to eat here.

Thank Charles C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1810
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-0233
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